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stratificational grammar

[strat-uh-fi-key-shuh-nl] /ˌstræt ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃə nl/
noun
1.
a grammar based upon the theory that language is made up of successive strata that are interconnected by established rules.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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British Dictionary definitions for stratificational grammar

stratificational grammar

noun
1.
(linguistics) a theory of grammar analysing language in terms of several structural strata or layers with different syntactic rules
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